More good stuff ! Meister Eckhart quotes….https://goo.gl/3ZS5ED
Here is some good stuff ! Buddhist wisdom for a world gripped by fear…..https://goo.gl/3ZS5ED
16 Elevating Resolutions for 2016 Inspired by Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds. Cultivate honorable relationships, resist absentminded busyness, tell the world how to treat you, embrace enoughness, and more…..https://goo.gl/qutbHd
The Kindle and a Warning from Plato…..http://goo.gl/zqPCWS
We need to consider how our actions affect wildlife and the environment, and how they are likely to affect others.
— Dalai Lama (@DalaiLama) June 5, 2014
Are you angry with someone? Pray for that person. That is what Christian love is.
— Pope Francis (@Pontifex) June 17, 2013
“Blessed are you, merciful God!Blessed be your holy and honorable name forever!May all your works forever bless you.” — Tobit 3: 11
— The Word Among Us (@wordamongus) June 5, 2013
“Since you cannot tame the minds of others until you have tamed your own, begin by taming your own mind.” ~ Atisha
— Zen Proverbs (@ZenProverbs) June 5, 2013
In John Milton’s Paradise Lost
there is a point where Satan, thinking through how he is going to tempt Adam and Eve to fall, comes up with this plan, “I will excite their minds with vain hopes, vain aims, inordinate desires…”. For Satan, this plan is hatched from his own recollection of the fact that, “lifted up so high I thought one step higher would set me highest.” What Milton gives us through his depiction of the fall of both Satan and man is this picture of the inflamed desire for more. What seems to be at the heart of both “falls” is this illusory hunger for more.
In another text, Death of a Salesman, the lead character, Willy Loman, unravels to the point of madness, despair and suicide because he is always chasing “the wrong dreams.” He dreams of respect, identity, and acceptance even though he has everything he needs…
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It may not be very popular to admit, but I think if we are honest most of not only love our increasingly connected life, we also hate it. We do not hate our unprecedented access to information online or the countless ways we can connect with friends, family, and colleagues; instead, we hate that we are not better able to balance the avalanche of information in our lives; we hate the feeling of continuous overwhelm; of always being behind; and of the seemingly endless communication, from emails to private messages, that need replies.
The beating heart of the universe is holy joy. Martin Buber
— Frederic Brussat (@FredericBrussat) July 6, 2012
Infusing Play into Mundane Tasks | Whatever you are doing, enjoy doing it. Some practical suggestions….
“Without deviation progress is not possible.” ~Frank Zappa
— Zen Proverbs (@ZenProverbs) April 4, 2012
“To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.” ~ Buddha
— Zen Proverbs (@ZenProverbs) February 26, 2012
I like this quote, but then it occurred to me that right now I’m being idle….
Aphorisms of the Blind Chihuahua | Some words of wisdom….